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Polyommatus coridon (Poda, 1761)

Имаго  (Polyommatus coridon)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Lycaenidae subfamily Polyommatinae tribe Polyommatini genus Polyommatus subgenus Lysandra → species Polyommatus coridon

Species name(s)

Polyommatus (Lysandra) coridon (Poda, 1761) = Lysandra coridon = Papilio coridon Poda, 1761 = Meleageria coridon = Meleageria phillipi = Polyommatus philipi Brown & Coutsis, 1978.

Chalk-hill Blue

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:8496

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny*; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky.

* An asterisk denotes a region for which the species is listed as an migrant or information that requires additional checking.

Forewing length

16—18 mm.

Primary colors

Orange, Blue, Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Larva lifespan

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Имаго  (Polyommatus coridon)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Lysandra coridon. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Длина переднего крыла 1,6—1,8 см, по внешности сильна схожа с зеленоватой голубянкой (Polyommatus damon), но чуть крупнее ее. Самцы серебристой голубянки зеленовато-голубые, самки коричневые с глазчатыми пятнами по внешнему края крыльев. Описано множество форм. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Sardinia, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Greece. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, the European North-West (?), The European Central Black Earth, Central European, European southern taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Lower Volga, the Volga-Average, Average Urals, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands Poland, Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine,France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • В Европе вид отсутствует только на севере и на крайнем юге, к примеру, нет его в Ирландии, Скандинавии, Дании и Португалии. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Одно поколение с июня по август. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Серебристые голубянки не так редко встречаются на сухих склонах, вырубках, по краям полей и на обочинах дорог. Предпочитает известковые почвы. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Гусеницы живут с апреля по июнь. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Hippocrepis comosa, indifferent to the caterpillars ants genera Lasius, Plagiolepis, Formica, Myrmica, Tetramorium. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Горошек и клевер, вязель и подковник с астрагалом. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Гусеницы голубовато-зеленые, мохнатые, с желтыми полосками. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Pupa

  • Куколка коричневато-желтая. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • У Polyommatus coridon зимует целиком развившаяся в яйце гусеница — в подстилке на почве. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Polyommatus coridon

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Evgeny Komarov, Vlad Proklov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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04.12.2015 0:39, Alexandr Zhakov Corrected data.

Polyommatus philippi Brown & Coutsis, 1978 удален из синонимов

04.12.2015 0:39, Alexandr Zhakov Corrected data.

Polyommatus philippi Brown & Coutsis, 1978 удален из синонимов

04.12.2015 0:38, Alexandr Zhakov The taxons were merged.

Polyommatus coridon and Polyommatus philippi were merged.

04.12.2015 0:33, Alexandr Zhakov The taxons were merged.

Polyommatus philippi and Polyommatus philipi were merged.

04.12.2015 0:32, Alexandr Zhakov Corrected data.

Polyommatus phillipi Brown & Coutsis, 1978 → Polyommatus philipi Brown & Coutsis, 1978.

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